What is the Abyss?

Troubled projects, red projects, failed mergers

  • The darkest and scariest of placesOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
  • A deep, immeasurable space, gulf, or cavity; vast chasm; the infernal regions; hell
  • Where projects, programs, mergers, and initiatives go to die
  • Costs soar
  • Scope explodes out of control
  • Commitments and expectations not met
  • Morale dies
  • Attrition rises
  • Careers wither
  • Clients are lost
  • Reputational damage goes viral
  • Relationships are destroyed
  • Management consumed with firefighting
  • Little focus on future business
  • Pipeline dries up due to lack of attention
  • Contracts are breached
  • Litigation arises

So who you gonna call?



Are there opportunities in the Abyss?